There are 3 ways to get from Oberammergau to Zugspitze by train, taxi or car

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Train, Rack Railway  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Oberammergau to Murnau Rb
  2. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$56 - $84

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oberammergau to Zugspitze 30.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Oberammergau to Zugspitze 30.3 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Oberammergau to Zugspitze. However, there are services departing from Oberammergau and arriving at Zugspitzplatt via Murnau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Oberammergau and Zugspitze is 20 km. The road distance is 48.5 km.

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The best way to get from Oberammergau to Zugspitze without a car is to train and Rack Railway which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Oberammergau to Zugspitze, including transfers.

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Oberammergau to Zugspitze train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Oberammergau station.

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Oberammergau to Zugspitze train services, operated by Zugspitze DE, arrive at Zugspitzplatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oberammergau to Zugspitze is 49 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Oberammergau to Zugspitze.

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There are 1456+ hotels available in Zugspitze. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oberammergau to Zugspitze.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Oberammergau, Germany and Zugspitze, Germany?

You can take a train from Oberammergau to Zugspitze via Murnau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberammergau to Murnau
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
Other operators
Taxi from Oberammergau to Zugspitze
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Das Hofmann-Taxi
Phone
+49 170 2944686
Website
dashofmann-taxi.de
Avcu Coskun
Phone
+49 8821/966150
Website
taxi-avcu.de

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